Benelux Open 2008

Feb 16 - 17, 2008
Sint Michielsgestel, Netherlands


Esscheweg 78, 5271 NA Sint Michielsgestel
Benelux Open 2008 website

Ron van BruchemTon Dennenbroek

Ron van Bruchem and Ton Dennenbroek
WCA Delegate
Ron van Bruchem
Main event
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Erik Akkersdijk won with an average of 14.01 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Gunnar Krig finished second (14.13) and Joël van Noort finished third (14.59).

World records: Erik Akkersdijk‎ 4x4x4 Cube 54.71 (average); Rama Temmink‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 20.58 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 10.40 14.01 Netherlands 12.5515.2814.2117.1510.40
2x2x2 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 3.73 4.87 Netherlands 4.46DNF5.844.313.73
4x4x4 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 50.63 54.71 WR Netherlands 53.2256.2750.6356.7154.65
5x5x5 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 1:36.16 1:40.52 Netherlands 1:45.751:38.701:41.711:36.161:41.16
3x3x3 Blindfolded Kai Jiptner 2:18.06 DNF Germany DNFDNF2:18.06
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Alexander Ooms 36 Netherlands 36
3x3x3 One-Handed Rama Temmink 16.94 NR 20.58 WR Netherlands 20.7821.5022.1816.9419.46
Clock Alexander Ooms 10.33 11.11 Netherlands 11.9311.0610.33
Megaminx Erik Akkersdijk 1:09.41 1:17.01 Netherlands 1:21.841:09.411:19.77
Pyraminx Ron van Bruchem 7.84 9.23 Netherlands 9.907.848.6811.469.12
Square-1 István Kocza 34.02 36.75 Hungary 34.8334.0241.41
Magic Henrik Buus Aagaard 1.25 1.76 Denmark 1.251.842.05DNF1.38
Master Magic Alexander Ooms 2.59 2.92 NR Netherlands 2.632.692.594.633.44
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style István Kocza 7/7 1:27:37 NR Hungary 7/7 1:27:37DNS
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Clock Final Mo3
Megaminx Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo1
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo1
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Final Bo2

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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